Month: January 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Dear Friend, A very Happy New Year to you and your loved ones! On New Year’s Day we were delighted to welcome an East Lyme girl, Evie Helms, who suffers from Hydrocephalus, a condition where cerebrospinal fluid accumulates in the brain, causing pressure within the skull, and leading to various complications. Social media guru Adam Cilley spotted a Facebook post from the Helm’s family regarding Evie’s condition and her love of sea... MORE »

Beluga Rescue Collaboration: December 28, 2017- January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

As reported by Chrissy Metzger Barth, Mystic Aquarium’s Trainer of Cetaceans and Pinnipeds Dec. 28, 2017-Jan. 2, 2018: Tyonek continues to do well with his bottle feeds. He is practicing his vocalizations; even making new ones. On my shift, I was tasked with using the hydrophone (a specially designed underwater microphone) to record Tyonek’s vocalizations. The length and time of the recordings varied in order to record vocalizations made... MORE »